The Tulane Hullabaloo

Professor Profile: Lisa Molix promotes student engagement through her roles on campus

Elana Bush | Photography Editor

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

March 20, 2019

While many professors are rarely seen outside their classrooms and offices, Professor Lisa Molix breaks this mold. From dinners at Bruff to attendance at events around campus, Molix is easily found, sometimes accompanied by her husband and two children.   In an academic capacity, however, ...

Does housing fit the needs of all students?

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Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

March 14, 2019

A month ago, returning students received the same email, titled "Apply for Housing for 2019-2020 Today!" While all students across campus must decide where they will live next school year, the process for some comes with fewer options and more factors to consider than most.     For stude...

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright warns against fascism

Michael Chen | General Associate

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

February 21, 2019

In an interview moderated by Tulane University’s acclaimed professor of history Walter Isaacson, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shared her thoughts on fascism, nationalism and populism in today’s global politics. The talk, as a part of the Tulane-Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker S...

World-renowned chef Leah Chase reflects on food, life, legacy

Photo courtesy of Gavin Goins

Michael Chen, General Associate

February 14, 2019

Mother, princess and civil rights icon. Chef Leah Chase has been them all. Renowned throughout the city of New Orleans as the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” the 96-year-old legend prides herself most on being able to connect with others through the exquisite food that she serves her customers. ...

Professor Profile: Scott Nolan’s courses offer intersection of courts, law and sexuality

Sofia Viscuso | Associate Photographer

Michael Chen, Associate Editor

January 30, 2019

With a 4.9 overall rating on Rate My Professors, Professor Scott Nolan has more than 20 students lined up on the waitlists for each of his classes every semester. A recognizable figure on campus, Nolan is acclaimed among political science majors for his enthusiastic and hilarious lectures which spa...

Tulane donor’s oil spill verges on becoming largest in US history

Michael Chen, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill on April 2010 was recorded as one of the largest oil spills in the country, discharging approximately 200 million gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico.   Another oil spill, however, is verging on surpassing the Deepwater Horizon spill to become the lar...

Dr. Vijayaraghavan, or Dr. V, discusses how she found her passion for science as a girl in India

Meenakshi Vijayaraghavan, also known as Dr. V, is a professor of practice in Tulane's Cell and Molecular Biology department.

Michael Chen, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Each month, the India Association of Tulane University hosts a Chai Talk with a speaker of South Asian descent. On Thursday, Meenakshi Vijayaraghavan gave a talk in Weatherhead Hall about her early life and how she found her passion for science. Vijayaraghavan, known across campus as Dr. V, is a se...

Young Americans for Liberty hosts bipartisan discussion against death penalty

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Michael Chen, Contributing Reporter

November 6, 2018

Last Thursday at 7:26 p.m., Edmund Zagorski became the first man to die by electric chair in Tennessee since 2007. Zagorski, who was convicted of drug-related murders in 1983, requested the electric chair, saying he hoped death would be less painful than lethal injection. Debate about the effectiveness o...

Phi Alpha Delta hosts “Kavanaugh and the new Supreme Court” panel

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Michael Chen, Contributing Reporter

October 30, 2018

The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court following the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy has been a point of controversy across the nation. On campus, the nomination has not failed spark conversation. Tulane's pre-law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta, assembled a panel of politica...